Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia

Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia

Paperback(5th UK ed.)

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Overview


Juvenile Justice: Youth and Crime in Australia (fifth edition) is about youth and crime in Australia, and the institutions and agencies associated with the administration of juvenile justice. It provides an accessible overview to the main concepts and issues of Juvenile Justice and critically analyses the associated principles, policies and practices.

The fifth edition presents students with clear information across a broad range of areas, examining historical and theoretical developments, social dynamics, and the systems in which juvenile justice operates. Each section raises key issues and perspectives necessary to gaining a critical understanding of young people, crime and justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195598421
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2015
Edition description: 5th UK ed.
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author



Chris Cunneen, Professor in the faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, and Law, University of New South Wales

Rob White, Professor of Criminology in the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania

Kelly Richards, Senior Lecturer in the School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology

Table of Contents



c Part 1: History, Theory and Institutions
1. The Development of Juvenile Justice
2. Theories of Juvenile Offending
3. The Nature of Contemporary Juvenile Crime
4. The Institutions of Juvenile Justice
Part 2: The Social Dynamics of Juvenile Justice
5. Class and Community
6. Indigenous Young People
7. Ethnic Minority Young People
8. Young Women, Young Men and Gender
Part 3: The State, Punishment and Community
9. Policing the Young
10. Courts and Sentencing Processes
11. Detention and Community Corrections
12. Youth Crime Prevention
13. Restorative Justice and Juvenile Conferencing

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